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Paving may begin late next week
The Third Street project is about three weeks behind, but paving may begin late next week.Continued ...
Playground to be closed
The wooden playground structure at Auld Park will be closed Thursday, while the City applies a new coat of sealant. Caution tape will be placed around the structure. When the sealant dries, the structure will be reopened.Continued ...
Slideshow: Shrine Bowl
Marion County was well-represented at the annual Shrine Bowl in Cedar Falls on Saturday. Football coaches Jay McKinstrey of Pella and Eric Keller of Knoxville led the south team, which won 23-7. The Pleasantville High School Dance Team also played a big role in the pregame festivities.Continued ...
New library at Auld Park
The City installed this new library at Auld Park Wednesday afternoon. The Optimist Club helped create this new way for the people of Knoxville to share literature.Continued ...
Bricks being marked, intersection to close
Streetscape Project Manager Richard Brees is going around the square once again, marking bricks that require replacement before the project is accepted.Continued ...
- Paving may begin late next week
Slideshow: Twin Cedars at State Tournament
The Twin Cedars Sabers won their opening game of the State Baseball Tournament on Saturday by a score of 7-0. Hundreds of Saber faithful also made the trip. The team hopes to have strong attendance again for the semi-final game on Thursday, July 31, at 2 p.m.Continued ...
Sabers complete perfect regular season
The Twin Cedars Saber baseball team finishes the 2014 regular season with a perfect 29-0 record. Without a moment's hesitation, the team's focus goes to the postseason, and its new record of 0-0.Continued ...
Sabers dominate on Senior Night
On a cold and cloudy Senior Night, the Twin Cedars Sabers baseball team continued its winning ways with a 15-0 victory over Cardinal, Eldon in four innings.Continued ...
Panthers split with Newton
The Knoxville Panther baseball team traveled to Newton Wednesday night and split a double-header with the Cardinals.Continued ...
A day at Principal Park
Two of Marion County's finest baseball teams, Twin Cedars and Pleasantville, played and won games at Principal Park on Wednesday, June 25. The Trojans defeated Sigourney 16-1 and the Sabers beat Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 9-0.Continued ...
- Slideshow: Twin Cedars at State Tournament
Last week on TV – remember? Pictures of the D-Day landing when Allied troops waded through cold waves, June 6, 1944, to face Nazi guns and land on the beaches of Normandy, France.Continued ...
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- Another View
Robert James McClatchey, age 80 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday morning, July 5, 2014, at the Knoxville Hospital.Robert was born at home on May 10, 1934, in Mapleton, Iowa, the son of Christy William and Mary (Carroll) McClatchey. He was raised inContinued ...
Raymond D. Moore
Raymond D. Moore, 92, died at The Village in Indianola on July 6, 2014. His body has been donated to science. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola on Saturday, Aug. 2.Raymond was born June 4, 1922,Continued ...
Erna Crane, age 89, of Bussey passed away Sunday morning, July 6, 2014, at the Pella Hospice Comfort House.Erna was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Rodenbach, Germany, the daughter of Albert and Louise (Riese) Simosky. Erna was raised and attended school in GeContinued ...
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An alarming threat to airlines that no one's talking about
It's been an abysmal year for the flying public. Planes have crashed in bad weather, disappeared over the Indian Ocean and tragically crossed paths with anti-aircraft missiles over Ukraine.Continued ...
Sharknado 2 set to attack viewers tonight
In the face of another "Sharknado" TV movie (the even-more-inane "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday night on Syfy), there isn't much for a critic to say except to echo what the characters themselves so frequently scream when confronted by a great white shark spinning toward them in a funnel cloud:Continued ...
Former Centerville teacher drowns in Creston
A long-time Centerville Community School District teacher and coach has been identified as the man dive teams recovered from a southeast Iowa lake on Tuesday morning.Continued ...
Spanx stretches into new territory with jeans, but promised magic is elusive
The Spanx empire of stomach-flattening, thigh-slimming, jiggle-reducing foundation garments has expanded to include what the brand promises is the mother of all body-shaping miracles: Spanx jeans.Continued ...
Medical marijuana opponents' most powerful argument is at odds with a mountain of research
Opponents of marijuana legalization are rapidly losing the battle for hearts and minds. Simply put, the public understands that however you measure the consequences of marijuana use, the drug is significantly less harmful to users and society than tobacco or alcohol.Continued ...
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